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SEPT. 2003 | VOL. 33 ISSUE 9
Stirred, seldom shaken
The new International Roofers Union president will address numerous challenges
A decade of change
Slate roofing is on the cusp of a revival
Green buildings standard
Demonstrating a commitment to sustainability through LEED certification
Thomas L. Smith, AIA, RRC, F.SEI
Training opportunitiesPart two
Learn the necessary steps for developing a comprehensive training program
John Schehl, CAE, RRC, CACP
A historical mansion is renovated to match its 1852 design
Fastener Reference Guide
Read information detailing common fasteners used in roof systems.
The National Roofing Foundation offers scholarships of which few take advantage.
Ambika Puniani Reid
News about FTC’s proposed R-value Rule amendments, as well as information about FCC’s new fax rule.
Energy incentives and depreciation initiatives can provide tax stimuli.
Craig S. Brightup
Warehouse safety is an important issue for roofing contracting companies.
Read about NRCA's recommendations for steep-slope roof systems' valleys.
Joan P. Crowe, AIA
An asphalt shingle standard discrepancy should be revisited.
Mark S. Graham
Additional photos related to slate roofing
Information about the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Green Building Rating System
Additional information about the Bishop House
Information about ASTM's standards and ARMA's technical bulletin
Readers' responses to contractors' roof system choices
Unemployment decreases slightly in July
U.S. consumer confidence increases in July
Housing starts decreased in July